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Fire-Roasted Corn Salad


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Ingredients

Juice of 3 limes
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. mild chili powder
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more
for brushing
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
6 ears of corn, husks and silks removed
3 cups cherry tomatoes, stemmed and halved
1/2 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 lb. feta cheese, diced
2 tsp. cumin seeds, toasted and lightly crushed


In a bowl, whisk together the lime juice, ground cumin and chili powder.


Pour in the 3/4 cup olive oil in a slow, steady stream while whisking to make a vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper.


Set aside.


Prepare a medium-hot fire in a grill.


Brush a little olive oil on each ear of corn. Grill the corn, turning the ears often so they cook evenly, until lightly charred, about 10 minutes.


Steady each ear of corn on a cutting board and, using a sharp knife, cut down along the cob to strip off the kernels.


Alternatively, remove the kernels with a kernel cutter.


Put the kernels in a large bowl.


Add the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, feta and the vinaigrette and toss to coat evenly.


Transfer the salad to a platter and sprinkle with the cumin seeds.


Serve immediately.


Serves 8.


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